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Line-up set for Tamaqua's Halloween parade

Published October 24. 2009 09:00AM

The line-up has been announced for the 43rd Annual Tamaqua Halloween Parade.

The parade is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. The rain date is Wednesday, Oct. 28.

The event is sponsored by the Tamaqua Lions Club, with administrative assistance from the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce. The Tamaqua Wireless Association assists with communications for the parade. Traffic control is provided by the Tamaqua Fire Police.

State Senator David Argall (R-29) will serve as grand marshal for this year's parade,

Mauch Chunk Trust Company is the major sponsor for the parade.

This year's parade will have four divisions. Participants should pay attention to their corresponding division and entry number as listed below.

The parade will begin at the east end of the borough, with motorized vehicles gathering in the former Jamesway plaza lot on Route 209 and marchers on the former Maff Motors lot. The Tamaqua Raider Band and Tamaqua Area Youth Soccer Association will gather on the M&M Storage lot. Participants should be in place by 6:45 p.m.

The parade commences west on Broad Street past St. Jerome's Church parking lot at W. Broad and Swatara Streets, where it will disperse in the following block.

Prizes will be awarded for Best of Show as well as top marching units and motorized vehicles/floats.

For more information, contact the Tamaqua Area Chamber of Commerce at (570) 668-1880 or Email


100. Tamaqua Police Car

101. Tamaqua American Legion color guard

102. Grand Marshal State Senator David Argall

103. Mayor Chris Morrison and Hurst

104. Tamaqua Borough Council

105. Tamaqua Aerial Truck

106. South Ward Fire Company

107. Citizens Fire Company

108. American Hose Fire Company

109. East End Fire Company

110. Tamaqua Ambulance

111. Cub Scout Troop #777 - Get Gobbled Up in Scouts

112. Brownie Troops #31297 and #31237 - Brownies Are Still Rockin' After All These Years

113. Coaldale Cub Scout Pack #740

114. Daisy Troop #31210 - Jungle Animals

115. Tamaqua Animal Rescue - Dogs Helping People

116.American Red Cross


200. Tamaqua Raider Marching Band

201. Tamaqua Area High School Homecoming Court

202. Tamaqua Area Youth Soccer Association (TAYSA) U-6 team, Tamaqua Auto

203. TAYSA Fireballs U-8 team (sponsor Heisler's Dairy Bar)

204. TAYSA U-8 team (sponsor TAYSA)

205. TAYSA Pink Panthers U-10 girls (sponsor Schick's Cafe)

206. TAYSA Raiders U-12 boys (sponsor Elm Street Associates)

207. TAYSA U-12 boys (sponsor Charles S. Snyder)

208. TAYSA U-15 boys, U-12 girls (sponsor Valley Athletic Supply)

209. TAYSA Lady Raiders U-15 girls (sponsor Carbon Medical Associates)

210. Hess Windows and Doors/Lehigh Patio Rooms - Haunted Patio Room

211. Deetz Towing and Hauling

212. Tamaqua Indians Knee-Hi Cheerleaders

213. Climb-A-Lot Clubhouse - Trick or Treat

214. Girl Scout Troop #1236 - Daisy Garden


300. Marian Catholic High School Band

300A. Marian Catholic High School Homecoming Court

301. Brownie Troop #31296 - Girl Scouts Cooking Up Good Things in Your Neighborhood

302. Cadette Troop #30198 - Dancing With the Scouts

303. Dance Explosion Dance Queen Jennifer Frederickson

304. Tamaqua Public Library - Dr. Seuss

305. Mister Twister - 1950s Ice Cream Truck

306. West Penn Daisy Troop #1108 - Daisy Donuts

307. Junior Girl Scout Troop #31298 - Girl Scouts are Magical

308 - Girl Scout Troop #31203 - Girl Scouts and the Seven Dwarfs

309. Hope's Collision and Towing/Tamaqua Area High School girls soccer team

310. Owl Creek Reservoir Commission - Santa

311. Gloria Dillon Dance Studio Dance Queen

312. St. Gabrielle Club - Hearse.


400. T-102 It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Show

401. Brown Daub Kia

402. Tamaqua YMCA

403. Daniel Tyson - Ghost Buster

404. I.C.E.

405. Tamaqua Salvation Army - Doing the Most Good

406. Elite Generation Wrestling

407. Tamaqua Lions and LEO Clubs - The Lion King

408. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 314 - Saddle Up and Ride With the ALA

409. DJ Taz and Co. - Rock Legends of the Past and President

410. DH Double Hard Cleaning Service

411. BT Express

412. West Penn Fire Company

413. Penn Mahoning Ambulance Association

414. Tuscarora Fire Company

415. Ryan Township EMS

416. Mahoning Valley Ambulance

417. Coaldale Fire Company

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